Author Archives: Tony Peters

2017 Chapel Hill McLaren Vale Mourvèdre

If you’re keen to try a damn good Mataro or a Monastrell, get your mitts around a bottle of this Chapel Hill Mourvèdre.  It may or may not come as a suprise to you, but they are one and the … Continue reading

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2018 Angullong Pinot Grigio

This time of year can be quite frustrating.  The days are still nice and warm (when I get the opportunity to leave the office to find out) and it’s still sunny when I get home, but there’s a bit of … Continue reading

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2017 Maclean Bay Pinot Noir

Quite often I’ve read about doctors, lawyers, bankers, accountants and others in similar professions buying or establishing a vineyard as an investment and/or tax write off.  I have nothing against them (as a matter of fact I thank them) for … Continue reading

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2017 Matriarch & Rogue ‘Jean’ Malbec

If I asked most of my group of friends which six grape varieties make up a traditional Bordeaux blend, like me, they would probably be able to name four of them.  Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc (that may stump a few), … Continue reading

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2018 Angullong Sauvignon Blanc

When I was a kid, and it’s probably the same with most kids these days, I did not eat many vegetables.  Potatoes, carrots and peas were about it for me.  If I found anything else on my plate there were … Continue reading

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2018 Gartelmann ‘Jessica’ Verdelho

Deh Lo. Ver-deh-eh-eh-lo.  End o’ day come and me wan’ go home for, Deh Lo.  Ver-deh-eh-eh-lo.  End o’ day come and me wan’ go home.  Okay so the Banana Boat song doesn’t quite go like that (it’s stuck in your … Continue reading

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2018 Robert Stein Farm Series Riesling

I’ve never been one to have preconceived ideas about a wine, yet on the other hand, I can have high expectations of a wine if I’ve tried one of the same variety from the same producer.  That’s a contradiction in … Continue reading

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